Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The energy required to maintain one electric lamp in normal operation for one hour: a practical unit sometimes employed in electric lighting.

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Examples

  • At the end of that time the lamp-hours were to be added together by one of the clerks and figured on a basis of a definite amount per lamp-hour, and compared with the bill that would be rendered by the station for the corresponding period.

    Edison, His Life and Inventions, vol. 1

  • a definite amount per lamp-hour, and compared with the bill that would be rendered by the station for the corresponding period.

    Edison, His Life and Inventions

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